Sunday, October 7, 2012

seven

My baby turned 7 today.
I can't belive it's already been that long since he made me a mommy.
His mommy.

I remember the day like it was yesterday. 
My water broke at 6:00 a.m.  and nearly 18 hours later at 11:24 p.m., with the sounds of Elvis in the background he came to us... and changed our lives forever. 

A tiny 8lbs 5oz {compared to his sister that was born 2 years later at nearly 10lbs} of pure perfection.  Cutest kid I had ever seen!

This year he shared his birthday with our Thanksgiving festivies... just like he did 7 years ago.  He was born the Friday before Thanksgiving, and I have to say the pumpkin pie they served in the hospital was the.best.pie.I've.ever.had.
I've always wondered about that.  Was it because I was just so happy that everything tasted better once he was finally in my arms!?


Poor kid's balloons kept popping!
It was almost comical.


We keep telling him that turning 7 on the 7th means it'll be his lucky year!
Fingers crossed our promises come true... he deserves only good things!

Happy birthday, little buddy!!

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17 comments

  1. Oh happy birthday to the handsome boy! You are such a good mom and u obviously love your kids lots. My elder daughter is 7 this year too its crazy how time flies x

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  2. Happy Birthday to your beautiful son!

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  3. Absolutely awesome photos! I have to agree about the hospital food- my 1st meal after having my little Bean was AH-MA-ZING. And I'm not sure if it's because it was actually delicious or because I was starving.

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  4. Ahh, the photo of your hubby and kids is fantastic, can you photoshop yourself in there?! I remember having some really awesome food in the hospital with Vanessa. She was my second, so I could focus totally on the bliss with no worries to distract me!

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  5. Your going to have beautiful photos to look back on, your photos are always amazing

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  6. Happy birthday to him!
    That fish cake is so adorable :)

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  7. Happy Birthday Memphis!!
    You take such great photos!
    Love the one with the popped balloons.
    PS: I think the pumpkin pie was magical and tasted great because you were so smitten.
    XOXO
    Megan

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  8. Bless him! A big happy birthday to him, I hope all his wishes come true, precious boy :) xxx

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  9. Happy birthday to Memphis! Hope he had a great time, he's just so cute and lovely ^^ xx

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  10. Awww Happy Birthday Memphis! :D

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  11. Happy Birthday to your big man! I love the hunting/fishing theme running through his birthday. I think its great that he's interested in that kind of stuff. It reminds me of my dad :) Great photos too by the way, they're beautiful!

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  12. Happy belated birthday to Memphis! :)

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  13. Great photos! Stopping by from Mom Musings... Happy Thanksgiving! I'm in Canada too, and preparing for a big thanksgiving feast. Happy Birthday to your little guy too:)

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  14. Happy Birthday to Memphis! Poor kid... the balloon pic cracks me up!

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  15. Happy birthday to M! Those photos are great.

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  16. What a fun cake. Loved the photos, Lena! I don't think I've ever seen your husband here on the blog since I've been a reader. Here's hoping you find some pumpkin pie that's just as good (or better) than the hospital's this year.

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